The Castle of Adventure

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Hachette Children's, Feb 5, 2015 - Juvenile Fiction - 276 pages

Enid Blyton's much-loved classic series, packed full of adventure and mystery.

Why are the locals so afraid of the deserted old castle on the hill? When lights are seen there in a distant tower, Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack decide to investigate - discovering a very sinister plot concelead in its gloomy rooms and secret passages.

First published in 1946, this edition contains the original text and is unillustrated.

 

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The four adventurers are back in the saddle again, moving from a lonely island to a mysterious castle. The children manage to find a way in to the old, abandoned structure, and all the great elements ... Read full review

Contents

Now for the holidays
The boys come home and Kiki
Settling in at Spring Cottage
Tassie and Button
The way to the castle
How can they get
Inside the Castle of Adventure
Up in the tower
Noises in the night
Jack gets a shock
The hidden room
Things begin to happen
Things go on happening
Prisoners in the castle
LucyAnn has an idea
Philip tells a strange story

The eagles nest
A curious thing
An unexpected meeting
Jack is left at the castle
Another day goes
Tassie is very brave
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Enid Blyton's books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into other languages more often than any other children's author.

She wrote over 700 books and about 2,000 short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy.

Born in London in 1897, Enid lived much of her life in Buckinghamshire and adored dogs, gardening and the countryside. She died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers.

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